John le Carré: The author's official website

Smiley's People

‘It’s an emergency, George. You remember Vladimir? George, are you awake? You remember the old General?’ The phone call that dragged George Smiley, acting Chief of the Circus, from his bed was a plea to return to active service. But only to bury the case, not to solve it…

“An enormously skilled and satisfying work”
Newsweek

“An achievement of subtlety and power of which few novelists would be capable. It is the best single thing le Carré has done”
The Financial Times

Smiley's People